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>> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >> and welcome to "today" on a monday morning, it's martin luther king day. good morning, i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm carson daly. alongside dylan dreyer and natalie morales. matt and al have the morning off. super bowl xlviii, the stage is set here in new york. >> and now that the polar vortex not come back. >> i know. hopefully we're in the clear from that. >> 49ers/broncos, everybody happy with the match-up? >> no. >> patriots lost, i'm not happy at all. >> trying to make dylan cry. >> congratulations, seattle. >> rivalry. >> yeah. more on this big game coming up, today's top story. and it's a video that's surfaced from a terror group vowing to strike during the winter olympics in sochi. with 17 days to go now, is russian security ready?
and why are u.s. officials complaining about a lack of cooperation? let's get right to nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel in moscow this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. russian officials say they have security under control. but this latest threat does seem credible. and russian security forces are searching for one woman in particular who's gone missing whom they worried could be involved in an attack on the games. >> reporter: the olympic torch passed today in the city of volgograd. around the world relay closing in on sochi. but terror groups are eyeing these olympics, too. a new threat has emerged from the very same suicide bombers. both now dead who attacked
volgograd, over the new year. in their claim, last testimony, the young men documented how they've prepared for the attack step by step. and some time later, those men, the video claimed, killed dozens of civilians at a train station and on a bus. volgograd was just the first wave. the next attacks will bring, quote, a surprise to the olympics. security in sochi is already tighter than at most airports. president vladimir putin has said security is a national priority and that every resource will be used. but on the sunday talk shows, there's been a chorus of concerns and complaints. >> they've now moved some 30,000 armed troops down to the region. that tells you that their level of concern is great, but we don't seem to be getting all the information we need to protect our athletes in the games. i think this needs to change. and it should change soon. >> i would not go. and i don't think i would send my family. >> but why attack the olympics? mostly revenge. russia is fighting a low-level
war in the caucuses. awe muslim majority territory. a territory less than 1,000 miles from sochi. the republic of dagastan is especially violent. and that's where the suicide bombers say they're from. the winter olympics aren't really the target, russia is. the games, analysts say, are just an opportunity to grab attention, and to try to harm vladimir putin. >> reporter: security is only one point of u.s./russia tension. another, of course, is edward snowden, the nsa leaker who now lives in russia with some u.s. officials suggesting he had help from russia. other officials say he acted alone. >> richard, thank you very much. here at home, another blast of the dangerous cold is heading back to the midwest and northeast. dylan, dare we say it? the polar vortex part ii? >> it is another polar vortex. we're going to see it set up shop and weaken a little bit. we are looking at normally a
nice, compact vortex up through the north pole. but what happens is, it's going to weaken over the next couple of days, it allows the jet stream to dip very far to the south, and we get a taste of what is normally located up near the north pole. this is not going to be as cold as last time because the heart of it is going to stay up across canada. we are going to see the jet stream dip down to the south and produce very much below normal temperatures. in fact, we will even see below normal temps extend as far south as florida. chicago on tuesday, about ten degrees, 23 in new york city, minneapolis, about three, and we're looking at 38 degrees in atlanta and 56 in orlando, 16 degrees below average. not as bad as last time, but it is going to be brutally cold tuesday into wednesday, too. bundle up. >> great. dylan, thank you. we'll get a check of the rest of the forecast in a moment. on to a big story out of iran. well the u.n. nuclear agencies
is confirming that iran has halted the sensitive enrichment uranium work as part of the landmark deal it struck. nbc's andrea mitchell has the latest. >> good morning, natalie. the u.n. inspectors are reporting today that iran has indeed complied with the ground-breaking commitment to stop enriching uranium for nuclear fuel. inspectors are now in iran, basically unplugging nuclear equipment at key facilities. european foreign ministers, now, are meeting already in brussels this morning to approve an easing of sanctions on iran immediately. the u.s. is expected to follow suit. in all, about $7 billion of $100 billion of sanctions will be eased for six months while iran and the west try to work out a permanent deal. on another front, the u.n. has overnight invited iran to take part in peace talks in switzerland. the u.s. objects to iran joining the talks until it commits to
the removal of president assad. if iran does come to these talks, the syrian opposition may boycott the meeting. >> andrea mitchell following all the developments in washington this morning. thank you. there's breaking news out of iraq this morning where half a dozen bomb blasts killed at least 21 people and wounded 58 in baghdad. the bloodiest attack happened in the abujeer district. the southern part of the iraqi capital. a car bomb near a crowded market killed seven people and wounded 18. an american held captive in north korea spoke out this morning. missionary kenneth bae appeared under guard in pyongjong. he directly asked the u.s. government to help secure his release. clashes in ukraine's capital intensified overnight injuring several people, police buses were set on fire in the city's center. a group of radical activists attacked riot police with sticks to try to make their way toward
the parliament building. violence is part of a two-month crisis in the country. after the president chose to freeze ties with the european union and pursue a bailout from russia. heavy damage reported in new zealand this morning after a strong earthquake there. and this eagle sculpture inspired by "the hobbit" film came crashing down at the airport after the 6.2 magnitude quake. the tremor was strong enough to do damage to homes and buildings. and a dramatic rescue sunday after a man and his dog fell through the ice of a missouri lake. and take a look, you can see how firefighters were able to crawl toward the victim. rescuers say they've been practicing this move for this exact situation for months now. sunday, did you see, they had to put the skills to the test. the rescue complicated by the fact the victim was deaf and had his hearing aid had shorted out. eventually, they pulled the man out of the water and the dog was able to get out on his own. both of them are expected to be
okay. thank goodness they trained for situations like that. >> paid off. >> certainly did. >> all right, ms. polar vortex, what else is going on? >> polar vortex in one part of the country, got to be warm somewhere. >> where? >> out west. >> yes. >> and not too far west, oklahoma into texas where temperatures are going to stay above average. we have this ridge in the jet stream that is kind of the opposite of the dip in the jet stream the east coast is seeing. this is always a good thing if you want sunny, dry weather. of course, california could really use a break from this pattern and start to get some rain in the area. but, unfortunately, this high pressure's going to stay in control for at least the foreseeable future. temperatures running about 10 to 15 degrees above average and no end in sight to that. that's a look at the weather across the country, your local forecast coming up in 30 seconds. it's not the "fumbling around with rotating categories" card. it's not the "getting blindsided by limits" card. it's the no-game-playing, no-earning-limit-having,
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chris christie. the mayor of hoboken, new jersey, met with federal prosecutors on sunday after she claimed over the weekend that the governor's office conditioned hurricane sandy relief funds to her support of a separate redevelopment project. nbc's kelly o'donell is in new jersey. >> reporter: good morning. the governor spoke at a firehouse here making her first statements about the allegations denying she did not give sandy relief. this is at a time of past the bridge traffic jam. christie coming and going from republican fund raisers this weekend. one supportive ally, the democratic mayor of hoboken made a series of tv appearances
against christie's administration. >> not fair for the governor to hold sandy funds hostages because he wants to give back to one private developer. >> reporter: she met at several hours at their request with the attorney's office and promised to provide any requested information and testify under oath. zimmer claims the funds will be held. >> pulled my in the parking lot and she said if you tell anyone, i'll deny it. >> reporter: christie's office rejected the allegations. and said they are false. he said hoboken received $70 million in aid. more relief money is expected. further adding the $100 million
that zimmer requested was for future flood control. christie's supporters pointed out that zimmer has changed her story. >> mayor zimmer said she didn't believe any hold up in the funds had anything to do with any kind of retribution for not endorsing the governor. >> zimmer explained why she had not come forward sooner. >> i didn't think anyone would believe me. i really didn't. >> reporter: and the lieutenant governor says all the facts will come out. she says she is committed to the relief for hoboken. she says the version by the mayor does not square with her memory. she said there was no putting together of sandy relief and developing. this sis a changing story. savannah. >> thank you. let's bring in former republican congressman joe scarborough host of msnbc's "morning joe." >> good morning. >> the facts of this are pretty complex. how does it strike you?
do you think this is a credible claim? or do you look at this as political enemies starting to smell blood in the water and piling on? >> you know, i think it's politics 101. unfortunately, you see it in washington and around the country where somebody's sitting at 65% approval ratings and you're a mayor and you want things for your town, you sit there and smile and tweet like she did. chris christie, he's a great guy and great guy for new jersey. when the investigators start swirling around and there's blood in the water, you then reveal in your diary that you wept like a child, that you were heartbroken there wasn't a santa claus after all and that chris christie ran a corrupted administration. this isn't especially shocking. i will tell you, it is especially troubling for chris christie's future, political career. a month ago around here we were talking about how he was going to get conservatives on his side to be the next president of the united states. but now the questions are being asked around the table off-air. is he going to survive the next year as governor of new jersey? these are tough, tough times for
chris christie. >> as he's in this survival mode, we saw a different tact from him. aggressively pushing back from the hoboken mayor's claim. not just on the fact of the story, but the net or that broke the story, msnbc. chris christie's spokesperson said msnbc is a partisan network that's been almost gleeful in their efforts attacking him. i know governor christie's a frequent guest on your show. what do you make of that allegation? >> they're obviously not talking about "morning joe" because john heilemann calls our show good morning, trenton, because we love chris christie so much around here. but listen, you can attack the network if you want to, there are a lot of people that go after him gleefully, that's not shocking. but here's the bottom line, you can push back against whatever network you want to push back against. the lieutenant governor needs to come out today and say what was said about her in the parking lot was a lie. and if she can't do that,
they've got a real problem. and i suspect if the u.s. attorney's being talked to, she's going to have to say that under oath. this is chris christie's biggest problem. if chris christie is not telling the truth, are there 15 people going to perjure themselves for chris christie, close aides, the person that was going to run the new jersey republican party that ran his campaign? we said it before, if chris christie's telling the truth, he'll be fine. and if he's not telling the truth, he won't survive. none of us know the answer to those questions. but certainly, this weekend was just sort of one more story. and this unfolding story that makes a lot of republican donors. and this is a big political story here nationwide starting to scratch their heads going, is this guy really our best chance to beat hillary clinton in 2016? i think more and more people are waking up to this news saying, no. >> you'll be talking around your table as well as ours, good to get your perspective. thank you. >> thanks a lot.
appreciate it, savannah. >> new jersey is in the spotlight for another reason this morning. we know who will face off in super bowl xlviii. "today's" jenna wolfe has the story. >> that's right. the table is officially set. the guests, the denver broncos and the seattle seahawks as the best of the west come east for the biggest game of the season. the first super bowl ever held in the big apple -- well, new jersey to be exact. >> reporter: welcome to the wild, wild west. two western division power houses, the denver broncos and the seattle seahawks booked their tickets to the super bowl sunday night. >> picked off. this game is over. >> reporter: behind two plush performances from peyton manning and russell wilson. 37-year-old manning threw for a whopping 400 yards en route to knocking off tom brady's patriots, 26-16. the seasoned veteran making his
third trip to the super bowl in his storied career. his first appearance, though, in a broncos uniform. >> what a heck of a day for football. unbelievable weather. playing a great team. >> kaepernick -- >> reporter: what a night cap in seattle. niners and seahawks, san francisco's colin kaepernick using his legs. >> going to be tripped up at the ten. >> reporter: -- and arms. >> caught for the touchdown! >> reporter: -- to put the 49ers up early. but seattle fired back, the go ahead touchdown pass on a gutsy fourth down call. >> and in the end zone, the pass caught for the touchdown! >> reporter: and the loudest fans in the league, seattle's famed 12th man into euphoria. >> the relationship between this football team and the 12th man in the stands. it's unbelievable. >> reporter: the two big wins set the stage for a huge game in two weeks. >> super bowl xlviii in new
jersey. >> wondering if this is going to be a good match-up? it's only the second time in the last 20 super bowls that the afc regular season champ and the nfc regular season champ will meet to play to become the nfl champ. i'm going to go with, yes, this is going to be a fun one. show up in shorts, you'll be fine. >> predicting the weather, as well. i hope she's right. thank you so much, jenna. well, carson's here. so who is there? jenna bush-hager taking over the orange room this morning. >> hi, guys. another jenna, i hope that doesn't confuse anybody. but like jenna said, there was a lot of excitement between that seahawks and 49ers game. but there was one interview that has everybody talking. richard sherman said some very honest things about michael crabtree after the game. let's see it. >> thank you so much. richard, let me ask you the final play.
take me through it. >> well, i'm the best corner in the game. that's the result you're going to get. don't you ever talk about me! >> who was talking about you? >> crabtree. don't you open your mouth about the best. they'll stand up on you quick. >> that had everybody talking online. michael crabtree -- uh-oh, of course, malfunction, malfunction. >> brittany, help her out. >> there we go. i did it the wrong way. first time. michael crabtree said film don't lie. pull up the tape of that game and show me where this guy is the best? #fake. am i doing it wrong? i need some help, carson. >> there was a lot of talk before the game, now i'm the bad guy, lol, you judge my character on the field, so many glass houses.
we have fans talking, of course. richard sherman is an embarrassment to his team, poor sportsmanship and zero class. thanks so much, guys. >> i think poor erin andrews was scared to death in that interview. >> she was right in there. >> what are you talking about exactly? >> be more specific. all right. coming up, lost in translation, the controversial comment that has the bachelor apologizing this morning. and perhaps the changing of the guard at buckingham palace. why prince charles is taking over some of the queen's official duties. but first, this is "today" on nb
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may be more likely to misuse lyrica. with less fibromyalgia pain, i'm feeling better with lyrica. ask your doctor about lyrica today. good morning to you. 7:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. a high profile san francisco attorney now involved in a case of two bay area high school basketball coaches fired over recent allegations of hazing. according to the "san francisco chronicle" two players on the woodside high school basketball team were beaten, gagged and duct taped to chairs by their teammates during a road trip last month. attorney chris dolan says he is considering legal action against the high school district. dolan made headlines recently as the attorney for the family of jahi mcmath. the 49ers will be back this morning to clear out lockers. the team's quest for 6th super bowl title cut short by the seahawks. about 100 fans were there to greet the 49ers.
you can hear them chanting as the buses rolled in last night. fans were holding signs, waving, chanting let's go 9ers, and even yelling thank you as the players arrived. they wanted to make sure the team knows that they are loved. welcome home. >> baseball weather is upon us. >> about a month away from spring training in scottsdale. maybe you have the kids at home, temperatures are going to be comfortable. this will be the warmest of the week, reaching the 70s. 71 degrees in san francisco, 74 we're getting a really pretty sunrise along the peninsula. 73 degrees in the south bay for this afternoon. we do some changes headed our way. ocean beach, a lot of people have the day off as we honor dr. martin luther king jr. in the 70s today. 74 in half moon bay. 78 in santa cruz.
67 degrees in ocean beach. temperatures start to drop off. not hitting averages for winter even over the weekend in the mid-60s. in san francisco, then everything changes as we head through early next week. finally that storm window opens up. we're talking about showers as of tuesday afternoon. we're going to keep the chance for rain going for four days. >> we need it. thanks so much. i'll have another local update in about a half hour. if you have the day off, hope you enjoy it. if you don't, thanks for joining us here as well.
back at 7:30. the shot of the mlk memorial in washington, d.c. monday, january 20th, 2014, mlk day. good morning, everyone, nice to have you along with us. here is what is making headlines. federal prosecutors are making accusations of tying the hoboken relief funds to a specific fund. and a new blast of arctic air is pushing south from canada. temperatures in the midwest, northeast and south will dip 10
to 25 degrees below average. and temperatures dipping to and the match-up for super bowl 48 is set. the seattle seahawks won a thriller last night and will face the broncos on february 2nd. meanwhile, coming up, charles in charge as the queen approach her 88th birthday. why prince charles is taking over some of the official duties. where will you find some of the fittest people in america? not los angeles or miami. think much, much -- i mean polar vortex cold. >> really? >> yes. and tomorrow, tom brokaw with an exclusive interview with greg mortensen, a well-known author accused of making up stories in his best-selling books. he's going to explain his side of the story for the first time. let's begin with an apology from the star of "the bachelor" after he made anti-gay comments in a new interview. this just weeks after the star of "duck dynasty" faced a similar controversy. nbc's joe fryer is? in los angeles. >> reporter: good morning.
you know the latest bachelor is now doing damage control. he's working with glaad, a watchdog group, and plans on meeting this week with gay and lesbian families of a show of support. >> will you accept this rose? >> reporter: he's the leading man in "the bachelor's" 18th season, a former pro soccer player making headlines for what he told shawn daly of the tv page. >> you might think those things privately, but you don't say them in the media without it coming to smack you in the back of the head. >> reporter: daly asked if it would be a good idea to have a gay or bisexual bachelor. >> no. >> why not? >> just because i respect them, but honestly, i don't think it's a good example for kids to watch that on tv. >> he went on to say this. >> it seems to me, you know, and don't know if i'm mistaken or not. i met, great, have a lot of friends. they're more pervert in a sense.
>> reporter: abc and producers called the comments thoughtless and insensitive. social media was quick to react. "you're the last person to make moral judgments on people, you're dating 25 women at the same time." juan pablo galavis posted an apology on facebook writing, "pervert" wasn't what he meant to say. "everyone knows english is my second language," he wrote. "and because of this, sometimes i use the wrong words to express myself." >> i want to say a few words. >> reporter: "duck dynasty's" phil robertson was under fire how he expressed himself last month in "gq" magazine. a firestorm that got him briefly suspended from the show. ratings for that show's season premiere were down 28%. it's hard to say if the controversy played a role. as for the bachelor, he's already promising to meet with gay and lesbian families telling glaad, "i want them to know i'm on their side." >> i think this, too, will pass, and at the end of the day, i think he's doing the right thing and will be forgiven. >> reporter: in response to the apology, glaad says it looks forward to working with juan pablo and wants to educate his
fans about gay and lesbian parents. carson? >> joe fryer, thank you. let's get a check of the weather. dylan's here for al. >> it's nice to be here. we're so focused on the cold, we actually have some snow to talk about up and down the east coast. there are a couple of lighter snow showers back through eastern wisconsin, into parts of michigan and upstate new york. what we are going to see are the clipper systems that move in from the north. but there's one in particular that's going to develop itself a little bit through the mid-atlantic. and it is looking like most models keep it offshore just enough to brush the east coast with the snow, including new york city and new england. if this backs further to the west, we could see significant higher snowfall totals. right now, we're looking at one to three inches. and along the immediate >> well, we're not talking about snow, not even rain. in fact, we're talking about another round of record warmth
for this afternoon. but there is rain in the forecast. 74 degrees today along the peninsula, 71 san francisco and 73 degrees in the north bay for today. so showers aren't expected until next week. we have a major pattern change headed our way. cooler weather and we bring in the rain tuesday through friday of next week so keep that in mind. enjoy these warm conditions as long as they last. temperatures climb to 70 degrees out in ocean beach. british royal family seen by some as the first step in transitioning prince charles to take over as king. nbc's michelle kosinski is at buckingham palace. michel michel michelle, good morning. >> reporter: it's not as if the queen has any intention of stepping down from her 62-year reign with charles the longest waiting heir in history. but looks like he's about to gain an even higher profile. how many people does it take to
handle the press? for the prince of wales, ten. one busy royal and with more working days than even the queen this past year. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: now the palace confirmed that the press offices of charles and the queen will merge soon with charles' press officer taking over for the family. and in june, he's expected to travel with the queen to france commemorating the normandy invasion, even to stand in for her at times. one french official is quoted as saying, "we've been told this will probably be the queen's last official foreign visit. add to that, that for the knighting recently, the queen's private secretary, he was recognized for the preparation for the transition to a change of reign. a big deal, even though the queen is 87, succession is not talked about here. >> it doesn't mean that anybody's ill. doesn't mean something dramatic's going to happen, but they don't want things to be seen as a sudden change. it's important that prince charles and, indeed, prince
william are prepared for the next stage. >> all the young royals have been taking on more official responsibility. william studying agriculture at cambridge as he will one day manage his father's huge estate. and harry just ending his high-flying army career to help organize military events at home. charles isn't going to be sharing the queen's job or anything like that, they described it more as a streamlining move behind the scenes, although according to reports quoting inside sources, it isn't actually expected to save any money. savannah? >> all right. michelle kosinski with the latest from buckingham palace, thank you. and coming up on "trending," no more dangerous than alcohol, the president's comment on marijuana that's raising eyebrows. and the hockey superstar who will be one of the biggest draws at the olympics in sochi. we'll talk to him after this. ♪ ♪
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and we are back at 7:42 with our countdown to sochi. the competition begins in 17 days and russian athletes to watch, a familiar face to hockey fans in this country. we'll talk to hockey superstar alex ovechkin in a minute. but first, here's kevin tibbles. >> score! >> reporter: he may hail from russia and is destined to be the star of their olympic hockey
team in sochi, but here in this this nation's capital, alexander ovechkin rules the rick. >> surely everyone knows you in russia. >> yeah, in russia, people know me more than they know me here. >> ovechkin was the first russian to carry the olympic torch with washington capitals, he's team captain and the top scorer in the nhl. >> do you think he's the face of the franchise? >> no question. >> and at 28, he's still very much a mama's boy. >> i'm a big boy, but, you know, mama's always mom. >> she's the boss? >> she's not the -- of course she's a boss. >> his mother, a two-time olympic gold medalist herself, insists on sitting by herself on game nights. and when the olympics are over, wedding bells are on the horizon for ovi and his fiance.
>> he's a big kid. >> a big kid whose home country are counting on him to be the golden boy. for "today," kevin tibbles, nbc news, washington. >> no pressure there for you, alex. good to have you here, brother. nice to see you. how are you feeling? >> not bad. >> we've known the olympics would be in russia since 2007. and here we are less than three weeks. how excited are you? >> very excited. it's a big honor for me and my country. i'm very proud. >> let's walk through the olympics. this is your third there. 2006, i don't have to tell you, you remember all this. russia lost the bronze game, 2010 russia loses to the home ice team in canada, they win the gold. how badly do you and your teammates want to medal on home ice? >> i think everybody wants to
win gold medals, especially playing hometown, home. so i'm sure every hockey player, every man, every fan in russia wants to win. but, you know, it's going to be hard because every team have a strong team. >> talk about the boss we saw in the piece, your mom. you've got olympics in your blood. she won two golds in basketball. why does she sit alone? >> she's superstitious. since i was probably 14, she never sit with my dad. it's the kind of situation where you leave it alone. >> leave her alone. let her do her thing. >> is that extra pressure? she's an olympian. >> yeah, she's an olympian, but, you know, we didn't talk about it a lot. and it was different. >> in light of some of the news this morning, alex, not surprising to you, some tourists
are nervous about going to sochi. what do you want them to know about your home country? >> i don't think it's going to be dangerous. i think as president putin said, we have security. but i'm sure everything's going to be fine and everybody's going to have a good time. >> well, good luck to you. so good to see you. and good luck to the caps. thank you very much. all right, the action from sochi begins on february 6th, right here on nbc with the opening ceremony on friday, february 7th. and coming up, can you guess it? the surprising place that's now the healthiest city in america. and jenna's in the orange room with surprise online right after this. with surprise onlin after this. [ male announcer ] this is jim. a man who doesn't stand still. but jim has afib, atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke.
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>> i would love that. >> a very tall tinker bell. >> you're like the broadway fanatic, right? >> not my favorite musical. i'm more of a les mis girl. >> yeah. >> that's a little too -- >> we have to think family friendly. >> exactly. thanks, guys. >> nice job. >> thank you. coming up -- al's going to call in and dish on his big night at the white house. he was there -- >> he got the invite. >> and then, how did leah dunham feel about those decisions to touch up her photos? and the award-winning athlete who may hold secrets to a long, healthy life. and wait until you hear how old a long, healthy life. aactivia tummies, happy people. i won't settle for just anything when it comes to what i eat, because to be at my best... i need to eat things that help me feel good inside! my favorite discovery? new activia greek light nonfat yogurt. it has all the benefits of activia greek with 80 calories! mmm, so thick and creamy. with the exclusive probiotics bifidus regularis, activia helps regulate your digestive system.
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a very good morning to you. 7:56. i'm laura garcia-cannon. two people are dead, police searching for a gunman after a double shooting in east oakland. yesterday afternoon two men were found shot to death in a car at 100 long fellow avenue across from the oakland zoo. witnesses say at least one person drove away from the scene after that shooting. in san francisco, a suspect is in custody, two people recovering aft double shooting in the tenderloin last night at the intersection of turk and taylor streets just off of market street. one person was shot in the arm, the other hit in the leg. police arrested a suspect less than a block from the scene. both victims there should be okay. >> going to be pretty okay when it comes to the forecast too. >> yes, you know why, it's going to be nice and we have the rain that we need coming our way. good morning. 39 in oakland, 40 in san jose,
pull out the coat in livermore. close to freezing at 37 degrees this morning. so 5 degrees away. we head throughout day temperatures are climbing to the 70s, 71 in the east bay, talking about mid-70s in the south bay. 73 for us and 74 along the peninsula. so comfortable conditions. maybe you have the kids at home, take them to the beach it's going to be nice. especially in santa cruz. temperatures are going to climb into the 78 action 79-degree range. ocean beach nice. around 70 degrees there today. gradually dropping off throughout the week, today will be the warmest, then we're counting on showers next week. right now tuesday, wednesday and thursday and the chance for friday as well. >> we need it. that's for sure. thanks so much. we'll be back with another local news update in about a half hour or so. in the meantime give you live looks outside. the sun is up over the bay area making way for a lovely day.
♪ it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, pictures too perfect? the "vogue" cover controversy has girls taking sides and leah dunham caught in the middle of it. what is america's healthiest city? los angeles? miami? think again, the surprising answer. and clooney's comeback. it was the shot heard around the solar system. >> it's the story of how george clooney would rather float away into space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age. >> how clooney is responding, today, monday, january 20th, 2014.
>> we've come all the way from alaska! >> florida! >> california girls are here to party! >> i came all the way from louisiana, it's my sweet sixteen! >> i love carson! >> and good morning, everyone. welcome back to "today" on a chilly monday morning. it's martin luther king day, nice to have you along this morning, i'm savannah guthrie alongside carson daly, jenna bush hager and dylan dreyer. nice to have you here. >> thanks, guys, happy to be here. >> lucky me with all the lovely ladies. >> you're surrounded. feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme, the jamaican bobsled team have qualified and need your help to get to sochi. and let's get a look at today's top stories. >> good morning to all once
again. speaking of sochi, terrorists have threatened a surprise at the sochi olympics next month. the threat comes in a chilling video that shows two men from an islamic militant group apparently strapping explosive to themselves. they say they've prepared a, quote, present for the games. iran took a significant step back from the nuclear ambitions today. just hours ago, the u.n. confirmed that iran has met its promise to halt the most sensitive uranium enrichment. that clears the way for the u.s. to lift some economic sanctions against iran. next, all sides will sit down to negotiate a final deal to stop iran from building nuclear weapons. the mayor of hoboken, new jersey, met with the u.s. attorney sunday to discuss allegations she was threatened by aides to governor christie. mayor dawn zimmers said she was
told she would not get aid unless she approved a project with ties to governor christie. christie administration denies those allegations. now, to a story getting a lot of attention around the world. u.s. ambassador to japan, caroline kennedy joins the opposition to a controversial dolphin hunt. japanese fishermen have herded more than 250 bottle nose dolphins to pens in a cove and plan to kill most of them and sell the rest to aquariums. kennedy tweeted the hunt is inhumane and the u.s. opposes it. the hunt first brought into the spotlight after the 2009 documentary "the cove." the fishermen say it's a traditional part of their livelihood. pilot whales are fighting for their survival off the coast of florida. two dozen of the animals became stranded in shallow waters near naples sunday. agencies across the state scrambled to aid the wandering whales, managed to get the pods
out to deeper waters. they say the whales do look emaciated. and a spectacular sight as a 14-story building was brought to the ground, 400 pounds of dynamite brought the 44-year-old building down in a matter of seconds. the rubble will now be used for a large-scale disaster response exercise. eventually, that site will be redeveloped into homes for families and low-income seniors. and they are going to the big game. the seattle seahawks and the denver broncos will meet in super bowl xlviii. peyton manning and the broncos dominated tom brady and the patriots, 26-16 in the afc championship game. and the seahawks held off the san francisco 49ers with the help of a dramatic interception in the end zone with just 22 seconds left on the clock. both teams will meet up in just two weeks in the meadowlands. it's 8:04 right now, back outside to dylan with another
check of your weather. dylan? >> hey, natalie. a few months ago, i learned how to dot the eyes, and these two guys and ladies were part of the crew that helped me. i still don't know how to play the tuba, but do you have any secrets for next year? any big productions? >> no secrets. >> no secrets? >> we'll have to wait. it's got to be just as good. i can't wait to see it. we are looking at chilly temperatures, especially back through dayton, ohio. watch how temperatures drop by tomorrow, 15 degrees for a high temperature and 17, that's all we're going to sneak out on wednesday. we are going to see colder polar vortex type air moving into the northern plains, but the coldest is going to 8:05. good morning to you. might just be getting out of bed right now. it's a holiday for many people, as we honor the dr. martin
luther king jr. 37 degrees right now in livermore. 43 degrees in mountainview. if you want to hit the beach today, feel free to do so. temperatures will be in the 70s all across the board. we're going to keep this unusual warm-up going for most of the week. finally starting to drop off wednesday into thursday. you might have to pull out that sweater. hope you have a great day. forecast. >> all right, dylan. thank you. coming up next on "trending," tell us how you really feel, the president's surprisingly candid comments on marijuana. and lena dunham weighs in on the controversy. and the broadway cast of "after midnight," but first, these messages. [ woman ] i've had it with my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis... the frustration... covering up. so i talked with my doctor. he prescribed enbrel. enbrel is clinically proven to provide clearer skin. many people saw 75% clearance in 3 months.
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we are back at 8:10 with what's trending today and the story you're sure to see in the papers and online today. president obama weighing in on the marijuana debate. there's a lengthy profile in new york among other things the president is asked about marijuana, the legalization in colorado. he talks about his own pot use as a kid. he's talked about this before. and then he added, i don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol. but he also said, this is not something i encourage.
and i've told my daughters, i think it's a bad idea, a waste of time, and not very healthy. >> ignited a lot of debate with that, though, right? >> literally. >> well, speaking of the obamas, 500 guests helped the first lady celebrate her 50th birthday on saturday night. sources say the star-studded bash turned into a late-night dance party. beyonce was there, sang "single ladies" and later posted these photos of the trip with her daughter blue ivy. other guests, bill and hillary clinton, paul mccartney. but, perhaps the biggest name of all, our own al roker. al, from the phone, the party went until 3:00 a.m., al, are you recovered? >> well, i've got to tell you, it was -- first of all, it was like -- it was literally a house party. a house party that happened to be in the white house. my wife deborah and i went. and there were all these stars, which was kind of terrific. but there were a lot of friends.
in fact, for a while there, i thought who are all these kids? and turns out sasha and malia had invited a lot of their friends. there were a lot of young people around. >> sounds cool. >> but literally at one point, a while -- beyonce was performing, paul mccartney was talking or kind of grooving with stevie wonder. and i thought, oh, my gosh, ebony and ivory right there. unbelievable. >> sounds like celebrities there, al. did you and joe biden do like a conga line or anything like that? >> i did see the vice president and dr. biden. that was almost bizarre about this, everybody was casual. there's the president wearing a sport coat and shirt and open shirt and so was joe biden. but i actually got to boogie a little with the first lady. >> wow. >> deborah and i were dancing and all of a sudden i turned
around and there was mrs. obama, and she was dancing with sasha. and that's what was kind of cool about it. here's like a mom and her daughter just kind of grooving, having a good time. and thinking, oh, my gosh, i'm dancing with the first lady. >> good stuff, al. thank you very much. >> all right, guys. >> glad you have a great time, al. >> okay. take care. see you tomorrow. >> all right. and the oscar ares still afew weeks away. and some say the best way to predict the winner is to look at the s.a.g. awards. and "american hustle" won the top prize. the that major acting wins went to matthew mcconaughey and cate blanchett. matthew went a little long in his acceptance speech. >> that doesn't always happen, but when it does and you feel like they could put a blindfold on you and take you in a spaceship and take you to neptune. >> been in a film industry for a long time, 29 seconds, matthew
mcconaughey spoke about neptune, and i think i can -- five seconds. >> give her a little extra time. >> exactly. speaking of the awards, the joke of the night at the golden globes was tina fey's hilarious dig at george clooney. she was recapping his movie "gravity." >> it's the story of how george clooney would rather float away into space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age. >> my favorite line of the night. >> only she could do that. but a new interview with "access hollywood," he called it well-crafted but added this line for tina fey and amy poehler. >> i don't want to scare them or for them to be afraid at all, but they poked a bear. >> oh, my gosh. >> all right.
well, that's "what's trending today." we've seen lena dunham's photos for vogue. she's known for "girls." but it's a series of photos that have her the center of controversy this morning. and katie, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. this was pretty minor, slimming here, smoothing here and cover-up along the chest. but when it's the body positive lena dunham, some are saying there's a disconnect. >> lena dunham certainly looks beautiful suggestively perched on the edge of a bathtub, but does she look like lena dunham? within two hours of posting a $10,000 reward for the untouched images, the website jezebel got what looked to be their answer. >> they lengthened her legs, slenderized her neck, brought her jaw in. >> the problem according jezebel is dunham is the poster girl for being real. on her hbo show "girls," she not
only embraces but flaunts her quote, unquote imperfections. >> they take her and hide these imperfections we knew were there. doesn't make a lot of sense. >> for years, jezebel has made a mission of outing photo shop fashion images, most famous was faith hill's "redbook" cover. since then, the fashion industry as a whole has been criticized for its unrealistic portrayal of women. in just 37 seconds, this youtube video shows how much photo shop can alter appearances. not to mention recent covers where," elle" showed just a portrait of mindy kaling. they didn't respond directly to the dunham criticism but wrote in part, lena is a strong, confident woman who charts her own path and makes her an
inspiring role model and a perfect cover for our february issue. as for dunham herself, she says she's not sure what all the fuss is about, saying, i haven't been keeping track of all the reactions, but i know some people have been very angry about the cover and that confuses me a little. i don't understand why. photoshop or no, having a whom who is different from the typical "vogue" cover girl could be a bad thing. >> now jezebel itself is coming under fire. some calling the bounty of $10,000 a witch hunt. and considering how minor the changes were, they were trying to create a controversy where there really wasn't one. >> all right. thank you so much. let's turn to steve a media analyst and author of "you are the brand." and robin silverman. good morning to both of you. >> good morning, savannah. >> seems like we see these all the time. there's outrage and then outrage about the outrage. where do you come down on this? do you think "vogue" deserves scorn or credit for putting a
real woman on the cover? >> well, goes both ways. you have two brands, savannah, they're like smashing into each other. one brand you've got lena dunham who says, look, be yourself, embrace your body the way it is. but the problem is, that's not what "vogue" is. it's a magazine that says, look, you want to be on the cover, it's not really real. we photoshop, air brush, do all those things. these two brands conflict. and the problem is, when that happens, you want to be on the cover, lena dunham in my view went along with it to be on the cover. and i think she's great. she's saying to her fans, i don't understand what all this is about. she does because that's not why they love her. >> it's not like it was a dramatic transformation she's unrecognizable. if you look at some of the before and after pictures, is it really so dramatically different? >> i think there's a controversy because not only do you have these photos in this magazine with this very self-assured woman. but you also know they're photo
shopped. and on the other hand, you have this website highlighting photoshopping and saying this is not right, we don't want it, she doesn't need it, but they paid money for the photos and they dissected the photos bit by bit and feels like possible body shaming and also feeling like maybe we're doing more harm than good. >> the other thing, first of all, she looks great. i've looked at both. and her brand is not going to take a hit in this way. she looks great either way. i just wish she would be up front and say, look. if she said if you want to see what i really look like, watch the series. the funny thing is this, the art to me is about they put feathers on her, had a pigeon thing, that's great. but when they shaved down her jaw and made her hips, that's not art. that's really saying we don't like the way you look and we're going to change it for the cover of "vogue." that's fashion, not her brand, in my opinion. either way, she's still a star. >> there was a time when people didn't necessarily know about photoshopping. they weren't aware of how much
retouching was done. maybe they didn't really look like these impossible to get images. now we do know about it. and aren't people buying magazines like "vogue" buying the fantasy? they're not buying a nature magazine. >> i see what you're saying. but the studies keep showing us that the more women and girls see these images that are perfect, the more body shaming we do, the more body bulldying as i call it and presenting an audience. and we don't want them to look at themselves and say, i'm not good enough. and if lena dunham's not good enough, how will i be good enough? >> she's a role model for everyone. >> and those are powerful images. good to have a conversation with you both. thank you. we send it over to carson. now to a new series here, "healthy wealthy wives," we take you to the top cities in the country when it comes to those places. craig melvin is here with more. >> good morning, carson daly.
healthiest city in the u.s. >> los angeles. >> not l.a., not miami, nor malibu. amid the snow coats and ear muffs, minneapolis-st. paul, minnesota. in the twin cities, subzero doesn't slow them down. do you know how cold it is? >> negative 14 windchill. >> these runners get in at least four miles every day. >> can't let the weather stop you, you have to continue doing it otherwise it's going to be a long winter. >> reporter: this is part of the way you keep fit. >> survival. >> reporter: another hot winter activity. >> last year the coldest day of the year, it was negative 30 and i actually was working as a courier that day. riding about 45 miles that day. >> reporter: minneapolis-st. paul second only to portland, oregon. there's a winding 53-mile trail to ride, walk or run that surrounds the twin cities. but the jewel in the city's
fitness crown its parks and recreation system. >> there's a park within six blocks of every person in minneapolis. >> reporter: that's more public parks per square mile than any major city in america. and there's always something happening at them. from a 5k in negative 9-degree weather and zumba for folks trying to stay in shape. to a city wide program for those learning their shapes. >> get a little exercise. we have a nice apartment, but who could beat a gym? >> for $2 or $3, toddlers get to basically run around in the gym that's turn into a playground. if a parent can't afford it, minneapolis picks up the tab. >> part of the reason we do this is this is what gets them going early. so they keep doing healthy activities the rest of their lives. >> we're going to do 4 cups. >> reporter: there's also an
effort to teach how to eat and cook nutritiously early in life. >> women love a man who can cook. >> trust me, i know. >> reporter: a 44-year-old community group called urban roots works with high schoolers with zip codes to determine healthy options. >> larger chain grocery stores with better prices are few and far between. and transportation for a lot of east siders can be a real challenge. they learn how to grow food. we have six gardens here on the east side that the youth help plan, plant, maintain, harvest -- >> overall, the twin cities gets high marks for access to fresh food. another reason minneapolis-st. paul has topped the american fitness index three years in a row. >> there are twice as many farmers markets in that area than in the top 10% of our cities. >> reporter: and people can find ways to stay healthy almost anywhere, even at the largest mall in america.
these mall stars circle five days a week. >> 95 3/4. how much do you think the mall walking has helped you? >> i would hate to be without it. >> from the young at heart to young of body. proving they don't need the weather to be the fittest city in america. >> and you were there a few weeks ago. >> i was. and, you know, it was 50 below at the windchill. >> did you walk in the mall like everybody else? >> i thought about it. because it's this huge enclosed space. >> good mileage there. >> a lot of mall walkers. tomorrow, we'll visit the wealthiest city in america. >> can you give us a hint? >> not beverly hills. >> not los angeles. >> interesting. >> east coast? >> no. but not west coast either. >> come on. all right. coming up next, the best anti-aging treatment for under $100.
you're watching "today in the bay." >> a very good morning to you. a bay area couple has quietly paid the bill for san francisco's bat kids celebration. john and marcia goldman have written a $105,000 check to the city. the couple run a local foundation. goldman tells the chronicle he and his wife have supported the make a wish foundation for some time. he says when they found out the foundation was trying to raise money to pay the city back for the setup and public safety costs, he and his wife decided to step in. you'll recall on november 15th of last year, san francisco was virtually turned into gotham city to help a 5-year-old leukemia patient miles scott
live out his dream of being a superhero. they're just as super. the 49ers will be back at team headquarters this morning, not to gear up for the super bowl, but they've got to clear out those lockers. the team's quest for a sixth super bowl title was cut short by the seahawks. about 100 fans were on hand to greet the 49ers as the buses rolled into the practice facility in santa clara just before 11:30 last night. fans holding signs, chanting let's go niners, and they yelled thank you as the players arrived. there's always next year. i'll have another local news update for you in about half an hour. see you then. have a good one.
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8:30 now on this monday morning. it is mlk day, january 20th, 2014. we have a great crowd on our plaza this morning. it is a chilly morning, but things are about to get heated up, you might say. we've got great news music coming up. also, two familiar faces have teamed up on broadway. fantasia and dule hill. also ahead, i caught up with
a record-setting athlete who could hold the secrets to aging. her name is olga. i call her olga the extraordinary. you will not believe how old she actually is. i think she's going to teach us all a little something about how to age gracefully and live a longer, healthier life. >> she playing shot put? >> well, she holds the world record for her age and she's amazing. incredible. >> we look forward to that. but let's get a check of the weather, dylan. >> it is a little bit chilly in the northeast. only going to get colder over the course of the next couple of days. we've got these clipper systems. they produce a little bit of snow. today the snow showers through the upper midwest and northern plains, and we'll start to see that move up and down the east coast as we go into tomorrow. the rest of the country looks pretty quiet with the big area of high pressure out west. we are possibly going to see a couple of inches of snow through areas like the coast of carolinas up through virginia and even into washington, d.c. and we might even see
well, it's still cold enough for a little frost up in santa rosa, but we're not talking about any significant rain until next week. at this time next week, we will be tracking some showers as the jet stream dips through the south. but the next couple days, warmer than average and nice and dry. your temperatures will jump out of 40s and 30s where they are right now into the 70s later on, which is great news if you want to hit the beach today. 73 in south bay. we'll have your seven-day forecast right here in just a few minutes. on down to washington, d.c. and mr. willard scott. >> are we lucky? or are we lucky? this is the beautiful garden of one of the great social ladies of the district of columbia for many, many years. happy birthday as the wheel of life spins on. april, may and june. mae and she is mae coleman from
oaklawn, illinois. 102 years old today and she loves to be a socialite. walter crenshaw who is a handsome man, winner of the congressional medal of honor. we salute you, sir, and wish you a happy 104th birthday. can you believe that? margaret utterback, she's from suffolk, virginia. 100 years old today. and she loves to get her hair done. she and the girls go out and have a big time. that's one of the top things in her life. gerry bassler. 100 years old today, and he was a deck officer in the navy. sister mildred boeh. she's been a none for 81 years, she's from baden, pennsylvania.
that's it, back to new york from washington, d.c. >> all right, willard. thank you. and how would you like to live a long, happy and healthy life and get stronger and smarter with age? natalie met a woman who might hold the keys to the fountain of youth. >> i do. and, guys, i promise you, you may actually change the way you approach life. the top question people ask olga is what is your secret? that's because olga is defying the odds of aging across the board. >> ferocious and tenacious, she sprints, throws, pumps and jumps, breaking world records, 26 and counting. but how about this number? >> i'm 94 years old. >> olga is a one of a kind, incredibly racking up medals at every turn. a masters athlete, competes in 11 track and field sports. sprints, jumps and throws. >> what's your favorite?
>> hammer. >> the hammer throw? >> yep. >> olga gave me a run for my money at richmond's olympic oval in her hometown of vancouver, canada. and at 94 years young, you might call her olga the extraordinary. >> people don't believe you, i bet, when you tell them your age. >> no, they ask again. show me your i.d. >> a former's daughter and a lifelong schoolteacher, olga raised two children on her own, always active, but hardly a fitness junkie. that all changed one day at the age of 77. >> once i started, i thought to myself, well, gee, why not? why not? let's go. come on. >> a why not serves her well as she travels the globe competing in her age range. along the way, she's collected some 750 gold medals. >> she's having a ball, the best time of her life in this third act of her life.
>> he meticulously examined her every habit for his new book "what makes olga run?" >> she's still trying to up it. >> yeah, she's trying to figure out how to up it. she thinks of herself as still growing. >> as for the rest of us, olga's remarkable regimen may hold some secrets to longevity. she exercises daily and gets eight hours of rest. but perhaps her most secret weapon. in the middle of the night, she wakes up to stretch and meditate and then goes back to sleep. >> 2:00 in the morning, you're exercising? >> yes. >> exercising your mind is critical, too, she believes religiously playing games like sodoku. and when it comes to eating, she avoids processed foods. yogurt and pickled herring, her favorite. and guess what, she also likes meat and even a stiff drink. >> you'll have a glass of wine on occasion? >> yes.
yes. and a little bit of scotch now and then. >> she listens to her body. she doesn't overdo it. >> tonya and russell, researchers on aging have studied olga extensively and say it's a magic combination of smart habits and outstanding genetics. >> she has the capability of somebody close to 30 years her junior. >> everything else aside, one necessity olga considers a must for living well, simply keeping an open, positive outlook. >> be optimistic and face every day with a smile. >> reporter: she says no distress and, yes, to opportunity. >> i think having good faith, good relationship with your family, friends, a lot of friends, a lot of beautiful friends. like you're one of my friends now. >> thank you. >> lessons for better living no matter how old you are. >> you've always been young at heart, then? >> yes, i chose to be young at
heart athlete rather than an old woman. >> you think you'll live to 120? >> that's my goal. 120. >> she'll keep going and going. well, she says after she retires from sports, she wants to take up piano lessons, get back into painting, learn about computers. the new book "what makes olga run?" is out now. and i couldn't leave there without bringing you treats. because these are foods that will help you lead a long life. pickled herring and sauerkraut. >> you should start. >> if i'm going to do it, you have to do it. >> where's the wine and scotch? >> yeah, where's the wine? >> the wine and scotch i could do. >> you know a little bit about -- >> well, the tradition in my family is you have to have pickled herring for good luck for the rest of the year. >> this will really do the trick. >> my technique from childhood is have a little piece, hold your nose. >> sauerkraut tastes like fish.
>> oh, wow. >> i'd rather get old. >> that's going to leave a mark. >> i'll take the ten-mile run. >> i imagine that's what it tastes like. >> that's an acquired taste. >> that's a nice story, nat. >> okay. >> whoo! >> oh, my. >> i was going to say -- my breath is amazing. >> well, if you're not olga, you might need a little extra help as you age. >> coming up next, instead of sauerkraut, how about the best of the best when it comes to youth-preserving beauty products. they taste a lot better. but first this is "today" on nbc.
everyone wages that battle against aging. it helps to have helpers on our side. we have the contributing editor at "new beauty" magazine. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> i love when you do the hard work for us and all of the products are under $100. >> exactly. under $100. and we have chosen as our new beauty, beauty of choice awards. and we break it down very specifically. so as a consumer, you know what to go for and you know what your results will be based upon your conditions and concerns. >> everybody get out their note pads. >> exactly. >> the best cleanser. >> this is an amazing product, it's a cleanser and exfoliator pulled together in one product. you're going to have microspears that exfoliate the skin. so it's almost like a primer for your serums and your other actives to penetrate into your skin. >> everybody says you need a
supercharged antioxidant. >> yes. >> this is the one you like? >> this is vitamin c. this is using 10%, the most potent form of vitamin c you should use, and you're going to help to fight the free radicals environmental stressors, and a healthier look. think of this as your multivitamin for your skin every morning. >> the other product is a retinol product. we have a beautiful model from the crowd and she's trying this out. >> retinol is going to be one of the two topicals that fda considers to be antiaging, and one of the recommended skin care products and it is just like the magic behind a flawless complexion. helps with cell turnovers. and it's 1% retinol along with your peptides and antioxidants. use this in the evening to get flawless skin. >> i think carolyn's got good jeans wo
genes on her side. >> eye creams, this is going to make all your other eye products jealous because it's going to attack the major concerns. this is strivectin. gives like an iridescent look and a flawless appearance and makes your eyes look brighter and more fresh. >> the next one is anti-aging moisturizer. this can be a big-ticket item but affordable. >> only going to be $30. and what you're going to find with this, it contains bioenergy technology that helps look of fatigue in the skin. that look that you get, that tired look, tired impression some people have, this helps to rejuvenate the skin. they have polled over 2,500 women and notice women have brighter complexion. >> are you supposed to use all of these products? >> yes. this is actually a perfect regimen. you have your cleanser, vitamin a and c, your eye cream is a must, moisturizer and complete
that with sunscreen. >> it's very important. how do you pronounce this? >> this is la roche. it's very lightweight. and it gives you coverage without picking through your make-up. that's one of the new beauty choice awards, people don't apply their sunscreen as well as they should because they don't like the way it looks. where you can apply this on a daily basis to your skin. >> and lovely linda from our plaza getting the application. and people don't use enough sunscreen, either, do they? >> they need a nickel-sized amount to their face. this is a full shot for your body. >> okay. you were freaking me out there. >> that is for the -- nickel sized for the face. >> last but not least, cellulite. can we do the disclaimer? you're not going to rub this on your thighs. >> that's very true. >> if you are --
>> you need to couple this with healthy diet and exercise, but over 90% of the population have cellulite. this attacks the areas programmed to have cellulite, the hips, thighs, buttocks, and it's in this cool application. you rub it into the skin and amazing what it can do for you. >> thank you so much. >> yeah. >> keep going. all right. thank you, appreciate it. coming up next, a live performance from the cast of broadway's "after midnight," but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ bell dings ]
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fantasia, let's start with you. what was it about this particular role you loved so much? >> first of all, i love jazz music. and it's just music that's fun to be around. the cast, everybody's amazing, very talented. i couldn't say no to this. i had to be a part of it. >> reviewers say when they watch you in this production, you are just in your element right where you're supposed to be. does it feel like that? >> it feels like that. i love billie holliday. i want to make them proud. they were women who came before us and paved the way. i want to make them proud. >> dule, tell me about it, as well. >> it's about the 1930s, the cotton club, the greatest floor show on earth. they took a look back at that time for inspiration and got some of the most amazing talent in the world right now to come share on the broadway stage, the cotton club experience. >> one of the things, too, the performers are fantastic, but most broadway productions, the orchestras vary. but you've got the band here and they're a huge part of the production. >> these cats are the baddest
cats -- >> easy on the eyes. >> well, it's good to have you guys here. i'll get out of the way. "after midnight" is the production, and we'll let you guys enjoy. ♪ >> midnight, harlem, once it was true in 1932, harlem heartbeat was a drum beat after midnight. ♪ ♪ get your coats and hats ♪ when you hear ♪ life can be so sweet
all right. coming up, in honor -- how to turn your dreams into reality. what else is coming up in the 9:00? >> the twist retailers give to buy more. what we need -- to stay away from that. oh, i need that. >> the impulse is right there. >> yeah. >> all right. something to look forward to. al going to call in again. >> no,
you're watching "today in the bay." >> good morning to you. a quick response by firefighters to a fire at a 13-story apartment building in san francisco. the two-alarm fire started around 11:00 last night near mcallister. crews had it under control in about 20 minutes and the cause is still under investigation. let's check the forecast now with christina.
nice day ahead. >> nice day ahead. a lot of people have the day off to get out there and enjoy it. if you're going to be headed out and about, you want to bring a jacket with you. still pretty chilly out there. we do have some ripples on the water. offshore flow is firmly in place. as a result, yep, another round of record warmth. 71 degrees on the way. the peninsula, 71 in the east bay today.
from nbc news, this is "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales and willie geist. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> great crowd outside on this monday morning, january 20th, 2014. welcome to you, it is martin luther king jr. day, a day of service for a lot of people in this country, as well. natalie morales along with jenna bush hager, al and willie enjoying a day off. when the boys are away, the girls will play. >> love it. we were watching the screen actors guild was this weekend. it's getting a little bit more difficult as we start looking ahead to the oscars, which are in march of this year. starting to take a look at the
screen actors guild awards, on saturday, we saw "american hustle" came out on top. they won for best cast. however at the producers' guild award last night, there was a first ever tie for the top prize in the awards history between "gravity" and "12 years a slave." who do you think will win? >> well, i was thinking "12 years a slave," but it's very interesting. and i think as we've seen over the last couple of years, there's the question of how the academy voters will go. if they're feeling it's important to give the honor to a socially important film versus more of a cotton candy type movie. the movie everyone wants to go see, which would be "american hustle." >> the fun movies. >> the fun movies. >> i do have to say, the best wig goes to "american hustle." >> of course. >> the best wigs and the best coats. >> best costumes. >> best costumes, "american
hustle." i'm a serious film watcher. >> that's an easy way to break it down, i think. yeah, it's hard to say. i think they're both such different films, "12 years a slave" to "american hustle" and so many in the categories, as well, it'll be hard to pick a winner in this case. i think a lot of people are just now starting to go to the neith theate theate theaters and watch these films. >> with a new baby, the movies aren't on our to do list. this afternoon, i think, my husband has the day off, we're going to try to see "american hustle." >> matinee? that's the way to do it, i think. well, another controversy that is brewing, i think, is -- well, by the way, we do have a poll. we do have a poll for you and the academy awards and who you think should win. 40% say "american hustle" should win, 40% say "12 years a slave." >> that surprises me a little
bit. "12 years a slave" i've heard is this incredible film. i guess that's close. >> 40/30. >> where the breakdown would be. today.com has a poll for best dressed at the s.a.g. awards. this is something we can weigh in more with the more educated approach to this. >> right. >> here's how people looked at some of what they viewed as the best dressed. amy adams came in third. >> look at that. >> cobalt blue, asymmetrical. >> the retro hair, i think that's what you call that. >> i like she's channeling her character a little bit. >> and with the red hair to wear the bright colors. i love it. >> and take a look at jennifer lawrence, she came in number two with all of you, our viewers. great, sparkly. very different she actually was wearing white at the golden globes, which was a dress that i think a lot of people -- there's controversy over that dress, but i think this one's a clear winner. and number one, who seems to knock it out of the park when it comes to the red carpet these days is this newcomer lupita
nyongo. >> kerry washington, she wore the crop top. i like it a lot. i have to say, i think there are some people that question, i think it's great. >> i think it's great. >> got the belly, show the belly. >> i, myself, didn't look the best. my belly wasn't like that. that's what we call a beautiful belly. >> you looked pretty awesome. >> that's nice and generous of you, but i will say that i don't know i could have worn a crop top. even know, not sure -- my sister, she's got abs of steel. you probably could. >> no, you will not catch me dead wearing a crop top. i will not. not even at the gym where you might expect -- >> if you wear it at the gym and jump up and down and see that stomach, not a good motivator.
>> other things in the crop top, too. depends on what you're aiming for at the gym. trying to meet someone or get some abs? >> i'm trying to get some abs and looking at my stomach bounce is not good motivation. >> no. >> here's a little controversy brewing. you heard about this, juan pablo, the star of the latest season of "the bachelor" apologizing for controversial comments he made in regards to gays. an interview with the website, juan pablo was asked if it would be a good idea to have a gay or bisexual bachelor. here's how he responded. take a listen. >> no. >> why not? >> just because i respect them, but honestly, i don't think it's a good example for kids to watch that on tv. it seems to me, you know, and i don't know if i'm mistaken or not. i met great -- i have a lot of friends like that. but they're more pervert in a sense. >> producers called the comments
thoughtless and insensitive. he's posted an apology on facebook writing "pervert" wasn't what he meant. english is my second language and sometimes i use the wrong words to express myself. was it lost in translation? >> what do you think? >> i think it's very hard in latin and south america to, you know, it's a hard culture when it comes to gays and lesbians. it still is. and i think he doesn't understand -- >> i'm glad he apologized. >> he's meeting with -- he's also meeting with gays and lesbians, working with g.l.a.d. to try to address the issue head on. >> which is good. i wonder if it'll affect the show with the roses, you know. if it affects it. someone very funny on twitter saying he didn't go for gay relationships but he believes finding a wife with 22
actresses, aspiring actresses. >> they said you're the last person to make moral judgments on people, you're dating 25 women at the same time. >> exactly. that was it. i don't know. >> there you go. >> i think that person probably spoke it, said it best. >> did he make the decision? i don't know. here's an interesting story on the "huffington post" website. why do i wake up minutes before my alarm clock goes off? you were waking up -- >> it happens to me every single morning early morning and i wear contacts so i can't see everything, i'm always like, henry, what time is it? what time is it? >> you wake your poor husband up? >> i can't see. put on my glasses and look up at the clock? >> maybe. yes. most people do. >> henry, what time is it. last night he was like, it's just 11:30. >> well, i tried because my husband -- he will always -- he gets on my case, for 20 years i've been waking up at these awful hours. i learned, put everything in the
bathroom, leave everything there and get myself ready quietly and tiptoe. and if i put my shoes on, take your shoes off! you're waking the whole house up. >> this morning, henry was like, don't turn on the light, you don't want to wake up the baby. >> shower in the dark? we don't want to inconvenience you. >> when you have a newborn. >> oh, that's true. >> you walk around like you're on egg shells. >> luckily our baby can sleep through the lights. the door's closed, she's not that light sensitive, thank goodness. >> sound sensitive. they sleep through anything at that age. >> she does. >> sure do. but apparently, studies show we do start waking ourselves up throughout -- as we know we're going to get closer to the hour of wake-up time because they say your stress hormones are preparing your body for that moment. >> i must have been highly stressed last night. >> different hours. >> different hours. >> coming to do something different today. >> exactly. nervous. but it was constantly waking up and, henry, what time is it? >> your poor henry.
well, take your pick at the grammys. as you know, we've been partnering again with "usa today" for your pick. we started making our predictions, started with the golden globes. al, willie and myself have answered three questions about next sunday's grammy awards. and we wanted to first have you all weigh in on who we think will give the best performance. and here's how we broke it down. i picked "imagine dragons. al picked bruno mars. >> willie likes this. snoop lion and stephen colbert. >> they always do these mash-up performances. like the last groups or the last people you expect to see paired together is usually where you see them. so snoop dogg is nominated and stephen colbert nominated in the spoken word category. usa today is going with daft
punk and pharrell. who will be the night's big winner? i think this is clear, from my point of view macklemore and lewis. al and willie say justin timberlake who is also what i would say but i was told pick somebody else. but "usa today" is going along with me. macklemore and lewis. what do you think? >> i don't know. i need to do the research. but maybe macklemore. he's been talked about this year. >> important music, as well. >> exactly. >> about important things. but justin timberlake -- >> and who will wear the most outrageous outfit? and i picked -- she's not nominated, but i picked miley because if she's going to be there, she's going to show up wearing something or not wearing something we're all going to be talking about. >> totally.
>> al picked pink and rihanna. the ladies will square off and we'll see who wins that round. willie is going kanye. which i would have to agree with that. and i think he also -- willie said as "usa today" daft punk. they do wear the motorcycle helmets. >> i kind of agree with you. you got miley there, it's going to be crazy. >> maybe the foam finger? all right. let's get a check of the weather. maybe that's all she'll wear. >> i hope that's not all she wears. maybe we shouldn't be watching. >> exactly. dylan has our forecast. dylan. >> i'm going with miley cyrus for craziest outfit, i think. but we are looking at snow showers through parts of the midwest and northeast through the day today. we have this dip in the jet stream. and right along this dip, we have these areas of low pressure that start to develop. these are a little -- big clipper systems that are moving through. and they are producing some
snowfall. so watch over the course of the day today, we will see snow showers, light in chicago and start to fill in across southern ohio. watch as we go into tuesday during the day. this area of low pressure redevelops off the mid-atlantic coastline. and if this backs further to the west, this could be a bigger deal, especially for tuesday into tuesday night. and there's the possibility we could end up with about 3 to 6 inches. but again, we have to watch the track of that storm. further west means more than 3 to 6 inches up hey, good morning to you. we're actually taking a peek over the entire bay area. all the micro climate showing you the same guy. mostly clear conditions, lots of sunshine and some haze coming through. we had two consecutive spare the air days saturday and sunday. 73 degrees on the way to the north bay. beautiful conditions, bypassing seasonal averages by about five to ten degrees again. and then, as we head through next week, our entire pattern changes. we're tracking that storm window slated to open up next tuesday. latest
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son. and i wanted some financial stability. so i did the unthinkable and i actually left the position i was in and i started my business out of the trunk of my car. and looking back now, we've been around for over a decade. >> and a lot of people have dreams. and how do you use that dream to then motivate to create a business plan, something that will really come to life? >> the thing with the dreams is, we all have them. we all should have them. what you've got to do is stretch that dream to mean something beyond yourself. think about what it means to your kids. how it's going to help your community, your country or the world. the bigger your why, the bigger the energy. >> let's talk about finance. you can have a dream, but let's talk about the reality in making this dream come true. >> well, you have to have a realistic plan, as well, as you follow this dream. and you need to start by surveying the marketplace, see what's out there. i'm sure susan did this to figure out where you want to
target your market. and be flexible with your idea. you may need to modify as things change and i'm sure over a decade that business has evolved quite a bit. and create a short business plan. you want to make sure you have a plan there of who you're going to sell to, how much you're going to sell. what is going to make it unique, how you'll make a profit. >> how did you go about developing your first product and then, you know, going through and carrying forward with the business plan and actually launching a company? >> well, i have always wanted to be a fashion designer. i've had this passion for handbags for a long time. i was able to draw off of some visions that i had as a young girl when i first started designing in my mother's closet. but you're right, how do you take that vision and turn it into a multimillion dollar company? well, it takes determination, takes a lot of hard work, but for me, i actually -- you have to take a step. you have to go for it. at some point, you're going to think it to death. and you won't do it. you've got to take steps every single day to get towards your
goal. so for me, i went overseas and developed the product right then and there. >> and you have strategies, quickly, so people watching can follow their dreams. >> number one, remember your why. remember why, number two, take action. okay. take action. >> take those steps. >> the biggest thing people don't do, use the models. someone like sharon for your career model. find somebody doing it. >> all right. thank you, guys. who doesn't love a good handbag? >> see what they look like. >> dr. majors, susan and sharon, thank you so much. coming up next, we'll get you caught up on the news you need before you head out the door. >> we'll explain all the tricks and make you a smarter shopper after this. i do it every day. i do it too. i do it and my husband loves it. [ female announcer ] do it. bring out your beauty from within with nature's bounty® hair, skin & nails. it's a vitamin supplement that nourishes from the inside.
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taking a look at the headlines in honor of the martin luther king holiday, national parks are free today. you can walk into any of the 401 national parks without paying a cent but only entrance fees are waived. you'll have to pay for extras like camping. online shopping giant amazon trying to stay one step ahead of the customers. patented a process called anticipatory package shipping. products are shipped from the warehouse to fulfillment centers closer to your house. amazon uses data like your shopping history to figure it out so if you do order the
product in question, it can be at your doorstep in no time. well, a good night's sleep could lower the risk for prostate cancer. researchers from the harvard school of public health studied nearly 1,000 men, found those with the highest levels had a 75% reduced risk for advanced prostate cancer. a hormone produced at night. plays a critical role in our biological process. the movie "ride along" cruised into the top spot at the box office this weekend. the comedy pulled in an estimated $41 million. mark wahlberg's "lone survivor" was second and "the nut job" debuted in third place. and the first lady's star-studded birthday bash, just a couple of stories we're following and you were searching on google this weekend. plus, how to make your favorite comfort foods a lot healthier. joy bauer will show us recipes
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you're watching "today in the bay." >> good morning, everyone. a high-profile san francisco attorney now involved in the case of two bay area high school basketball coaches fired over recent allegations of hazing. the "san francisco chronicle" says the two players on the woodside high school basketball team were beaten, gagged, duct taped to chairs by their own teammates during a road trip last month. attorney chris dolan says he's considering legal action against the high school district. dolan made headlines recently as the attorney for the family of jahi mcmath. the 49ers will be back at team headquarters this morning to clean out their lockers. here you see them driving in from the airport. the team's quest for a sixth
super bowl title cut short by the seahawks. about 100 fans were on hand last night to greet the 49ers as the buses rolled in to the facility at santa clara just before 11:30 last night. they were holding flags, chanted "let's go niners" and yelled thank you to the players as they arrived. the 49er faithful say they wanted to make sure the team knows, win or lose, they're loved. we'll have a look at weather coming up after the break. ♪ [ man ] yo buzz! drop that beat! remix! ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ ♪ you got that medley crunch
♪ go! go! buzz! ♪ go! go! go! buzz! ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ clusters, flakes ♪ that medley crunch, crunch! ♪ clusters, flakes ♪ that medley crunch, crunch! go! ♪ ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ ♪ hey! you got that medley crunch ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ welcome back. we're talking about better air quality. we had spare the air, both weekend days. today temperatures will be unseasonably warm, but we're going to pick up enough of a breeze to keep that air quality in the good to moderate range, so you can take your kids outdoors and enjoy. 50 in the east bay. 46 degrees. still cool enough for a coat right here in the south bay. on our way to the 70s across the board. places like los altos today.
71 degrees in san francisco. we're going to hold on to this warmth just about all week long. then we have some changes headed our way. as we head into this upcoming weekend, finally we're talking about the wet stuff. it's called rain. we just haven't had it in quite some time, but that's on the forecast as we head through tuesday to wednesday of next week. yeah, umbrella. i think that's what you use when that happens. over to you. >> i distantly remember these things. thank you much. we'll have another local news update for you in a half an hour.
♪ welcome back to "today" on this monday morning, january 20th, 2014, martin luther king jr. day. al and willie are off. so perfect time for us to talk about romantic comedies, chick flicks. >> every girl knows their favorite romantic comedy, no question. well, paul rudd and amy poehler, are actually set to star in a new parody of romantic comedies "they came together." take a look at this sneak peek courtesy of our friends at buzzfeed. >> hey. >> howdy. >> hi, again. what are you doing here? >> what am i doing here? looking for a book, what are you
doing here? >> i'm a regular here. >> my brother and i are here to buy something for our bubby. >> your bubby? >> my grandmother. >> can i help you find something? >> well, i'm looking for maybe a fiction book. >> you like fiction books? >> hey, just because i work for a big corporation, doesn't mean i don't like fiction books. fiction books is one of my favorite kinds of books. >> you have to be kidding me. >> you like fiction? >> like it. try love it. >> got us thinking about our favorite romantic comedy cliches. >> yeah. they're filled with cliches. kissing in the rain or the snow which really doesn't -- does it happen in real life? >> never. >> and it's always so perfect. or notice how the rain doesn't get them rain. >> right. >> or in this case, the snow doesn't land on them. >> looks great. even for bridget, her hair looks great. >> never happens. >> and my husband and i are walking down the street, where's
the umbrella? there's more of a little bit of real life, not quite so much romance. >> movie life. >> movie life is so perfect. >> right. take a look at this one, falling over constantly. we all remember this moment in "27 dresses," right? she falls and, of course, he saves her. >> exactly. >> she wakes up. oh, my prince charming. >> i was in high school -- yeah -- >> "the wedding planner." >> i was in high school most likely to trip across the stage at graduation. >> they have that as a category? >> yeah, and my sister got most likely to be on the cover of "vogue," my boyfriend got most likely to be on the cover of "gq" and i got most likely to trip across the stage. >> i would take that as a compliment. >> i didn't take it as a compliment. i was kind of embarrassed. but i am a klutz. although, when i fall down, it never looks that good. >> not graceful and you don't have a prince -- henry doesn't
swoop in for the catch. >> no, he'll be dying laughing when i fall on the ground. >> for most of us, it's ugly. let's get a check of the weather. we have dylan dreyer over across the way. >> and we are going to see some snow showers through parts of the upper midwest today, fairly light, but we could see them become more intense as we go into tomorrow. we've got these clipper systems and they come in, last for a day, move on out. don't produce a whole lot of snow, but they still do produce some snow. we are also looking, still, at the dry conditions in the southwest. now, tomorrow, we are going to keep an eye on the potential for a storm to develop off the mid-atlantic coast. that could produce snowfall up and down the east coast, especially making it messy through the evening commute. something we have to keep an eye on 9:33. happy monday morning to you. maybe you've got the day off, you can enjoy this beautiful
weather we've had. we do have some changes headed our way. storm track comes back. we're talking about four to five consecutive days with rain chances. overall, though, we'll be nice and warm and dry. today will be the warmest, 73 degrees. on the way to the north bay, 73. 71 in san francisco. and that is your latest forecast. jenna and natalie. >> thank you, dylan. have you ever run into a store to grab one thing and walk out with three shopping bags? >> nope. never. never happened to me. well, if it sounds familiar, it's no accident. >> the huffington post recently featured this topic and brie is a senior editor. good morning. good to have you here. >> i think the first trick, and this is totally enlightening to me. i had no clue about this, but actually the flooring has a lot to do with how you enter the store, everything from carpeting to uneven tiles, is that right? >> when you step in and sinking
into a pad, you're much more comfortable and start to be a little more leisurely. >> really? >> they want you lured in from the first step and want you to stay. and that's one of the things that will keep you there. >> i never thought of that. >> let's talk about the second thing, which is smells, and obviously if a place doesn't smell good. >> you're out of here. >> which you don't want to stay. but talk to us about the smells. simpler is better? >> simpler is better. scents like lemon or winter pine scent, you're 20% more likely to shop and spend money. >> the thing about it, a thin line, you can shop with your nose, but don't want to be distracted. it's all very calculated. it's all the senses. your nose and then, of course, your lighting is so important in the store. but also the music. that's not accidental. >> because all your senses are involved here. >> and the music is really meant to keep you there. the days of -- this is a song you probably don't remember, a horse with no name was the one i was sort of talking about.
>> no. >> it's more adele, more upbeat, and that's going to create an atmosphere. >> adele, but they say not too upbeat. >> not like forever 21 where it's always a club all the time. they play a lot of led zeppelin, but it's slower, makes you slow down, make you look at the merchandise. >> i get thoroughly annoyed when the music is too loud. >> and restaurants, too. >> retailers are up against people shopping with their ipods. they want to engage you. the job of a retailer is to engage you when you first step into the store, and they don't want to yank it out of your ears. they want to create that wonderful atmosphere. >> and speaking of engaging, the sensation of touch is important, as well. and people like shiny new, flat beautiful surfaces. isn't that right? >> you mean ipads. >> touch me, play with me, that
type of thing. >> that's the huge success in the apple store. everything's out there, you can touch it. you think of places like sephora, you just want to try it. and when you try it and hold it, you're 50% more likely to buy it and pay more money. >> and christmas time, every year i buy one of those helicopters from the store in the mall. >> so do i. >> they never work. >> you do? >> it doesn't feel right. >> and my kids love it. >> and brookstone, i sit in the chair. >> exactly. get the massage. >> let's move on to what works as children with our parents, reverse psychology. you say clerks do this in the stores, as well. >> they'll say to you, don't worry, you don't have to buy anything. >> or my favorite is, i wanted to show you -- it's never anything cheap. it's like the $300. >> and that's the way -- wait a minute, i'll show you, maybe i will buy this. >> i like to have a designated shopper, somebody who can keep you sober and make sure -- it's
actually when you're doing a big buy. don't think that works with your children. because studies show that if you bring your kids to a kid-friendly store, you're going to spend like 30% more. on things you don't need. >> definitely. >> and if they try it, they're walking out with it. >> you don't want to look like a mean mommy. >> when your baby looks so cute. >> you got to do it. >> buy when the baby looks cute. >> which is every day. up next, why broncos quarterback peyton manning was yelling omaha on saturday. i don't know. apparently you wanted to know as we look at the hottest google searches after this. ♪ [ male announcer ] your eyes. even at a distance of 10 miles... the length of 146 football fields... they can see the light of a single candle. your eyes are amazing. look after them with centrum silver. multivitamins with lutein and vitamins a, c, and e to support healthy eyes and packed with key nutrients
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then you can do your own taxes. intuit turbotax. it's amazing what you're capable of. a hollywood heart throb may be off the market. and a popular boy band comes under fire. >> what has you and all your friends on your computers and ipads this weekend? here to break down a few of the hottest searches, is daniel sieberg. these are topics that clearly a lot of people -- we saw spikes in the search. >> trending searches. >> first off is first lady michelle obama's 50th birthday was saturday night. mr. al roker scored an invite. >> fabulous and 50, a big bash, of course, at the white house. a lot of people talking about the theme for the event, dancing and desserts i think were very popular. of course, lots of celebrities showing up. magic johnson with his wife, samuel l. jackson, beyonce, of
course, performed. she posted pictures on her tumblr page. a lot of people figuring out what's going to happen during this party. >> sounded like it was going to >> let's talk about the one direction star liam payne. >> he got into hot water over the weekend. he posted something on twitter that basically said to willie robertson from the show "duck dynasty" and said, "huge love to you and your family, huge respect for your business prosperities and the family values you still all behold. big fan." this caused a stir on twitter because, of course, phil robertson previously made comments about homosexuality that were scandalous to the show. and liam payne posted another tweet that said, "look, don't take this out of context." willie robertson weighed in from
the "duck dynasty" show and said, "thanks, bro, congrats to you boys, as well, you keep rocking, we'll keep quackin, stay strong in this nutty world." >> one direction and "duck dynasty," two worlds colliding. >> and they kept going on. anyway, we'll see what happens from here. finally, last night was a huge night in football. i was watching, you were watching. >> the super bowl, i was making nachos. and talk to us about what was trending. >> football feast. two big games, of course, denver against the new england patriots and the 49ers against the seattle seahawks. with the new england patriots game, a lot of the search -- some searches were around how old is tom brady? some people of course know his career's gone on for a while. he's 36, in case you were wondering. and then, of course, the game with the seahawks and the 49ers, a lot of passion here. some searches were around why does -- sorry, went back to peyton manning, why does he say omaha? >> i was trying to say, wait, did he really just -- >> nobody knows exactly what it means.
nobody is entirely sure. it could mean opposite, do a different play. the nice thing, the charities in omaha, nebraska, eight businesses donated $800 for every time he said omaha which amounted to $24,800 to peyton manning's charity. >> take a look at a little clip here. >> omaha! omaha! omaha! >> it's always in the hike mode. and it's not hard to -- >> there's no doubt that he yells "omaha." >> of course, the other team could respond the right way. so he changes it up. >> there's also a little rivalry in the seahawks game. talk to us about that. >> these are two teams that don't like each other a whole lot. and it showed on the field. the passion at the end with richard sherman, the comments he made about michael crabtree. that search was definitely up there. and people just wanted to know what the score was. big dramatic play during the final seconds. >> but the rant at the end of the game. >> absolutely. >> wasn't the best sportsmanship. >> no.
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potatoes au gratin and cheesier the better, right? >> right. if you're in the mood to indulge, joy bauer is here to help us build a better, healthier version of some of these comfort food classics. let's start with the grilled cheese. how can you go wrong? >> right. and everybody grew up with classic grilled cheese sandwiches. if you can imagine just two slices of white bread, there's usually two slices of cheese on the inside and fry it up with a little bit of butter. that innocent-looking sandwich is pretty run of the mill, 560 calories, and that's before you consider the soup. >> exactly. that's a lot. >> here's how we're going to skinny it up. we're first going to start with a low calorie low-grain bread. i'm going to keep them open faced. and i've presauteed with just the oil spray a little bit of kale and caramelized onion. >> love that smell. >> yummy. >> you're going to put it on top, we're going to increase the
fiber, we're increasing the nutrition. then we're just going to add one slice of whatever reduced fat cheese that you like. i like a spicy pepper jack. >> this is the lower fat version. >> exactly, the 2%, pop it under the broiler, and you have -- >> difference. thank you. >> the absolutely delicious version. that is only 150 calories for -- >> and, by the way. >> do i have spinach in my teeth? >> no. >> check this out. one of the original sandwiches is the same calories of seven of our new and improve skinny, more nutritious. >> so good. >> all right. excuse me. >> next, we have this ooey gooey -- >> otherwise known as cheesy potatoes. >> covered in a creamy, decadent sauce. a small 3/4 scoop is 470
calories. here's how you're going to drive those calories down. you're going to start by swapping the potatoes with cauliflower. so a slice of two heads cauliflower, roast it on 400 for 25 minutes, removes all the water and layer it in a baking dish with my secret sauce. >> what's in the secret sauce? >> it's not so secret, the recipe on the website. >> what is it? >> we have 1% low fat milk, soy sauce, dry mustard, hot sauce, paprika and a drop of whipped butter. comes together unbelievably. >> yummy. >> a little bit after your top it with your last layer, a little bit of parmesan cheese, put it in the broiler, four to eight minutes, and it's only 100 calories. >> that's amazing. >> per serving? >> one serving of the original, you get this many servings of
ours. >> and it probably tastes delicious. over here, spinach artichoke dip. >> a scoop of the original, 200 calories. by the way, mine is only 35 calories. frozen chopped spinach, this is going to be a cup of light mayo, scallions. >> cheese. >> parmesan. mix it all up, pop it in the oven at 350 for 25 minutes, 35 calories. >> you did it! >> look how many servings you get. >> back in a moment.
at long fellow avenue intersection just across the freeway from oakland zoo. witnesses say at least one person drove away after the shooting. in san francisco, meanwhile, a suspect in custody. two others recovering after a double shooting there in the tenderloin. that happened around 9:00 last night just off market. one person shot in the arm, the other in the leg. police arrested a suspect less than a block if the scene. both victims should be okay. let's check the weather this morning with christina. >> good morning to you, scott mcgrew. boy, we're getting spoiled again. and you know what? this is almost becoming the new norm. 70s in january. what i can tell you is everything is slated to change. we're about a week out from a significant drop in the jet stream. that's going to bring back the rain, the cold, and everything that you associate with the bay area winters. so enjoy the view for today because it's not going to last long. as we head throughout the next couple days, temperatures are
going to climb down from the 70s into the low 70s, upper 60s for tomorrow and we'll keep that climb decreasing as we head throughout the next few days. so temperatures steadily dropping off all the way across the board. 71 degrees in san francisco for today. 71 in the east bay. 70 degrees in the south bay. so we're still counting on some showers. but for this week, offshore flow and continued warmth. tuesday into wednesday, everything changes. so really, seize the day. down to 67 tomorrow. mid 60s for wednesday into thursday. and like i said, scott, rain on the way, much needed tuesday into wednesday. >> thank you, christina. we'll have another local news update for you in half an hour. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso.
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from nbc news, this is "today" with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> hey, everybody. it is fun day monday. it is january 20th. it is my mom's birthday today. happy birthday, joanie. 84 and beautiful today. >> happy birthday. >> and happens to also be martin luther king jr. day. >> a lot of people are home today. >> yeah. glad you're watching us. >> we're going to have our guys tell all panel and we'll have a fun show. >> love those guys. love them. >> it is time to get motivated to work out, okay? and sometimes the only way to do it is through music. >> a lot of people say they cannot do it without music going
on. >> spotify did a global, a global search and tried to find out what was the most popular workout song in the world. >> wow. >> in the world. and they found it. and it is by macklemore and ryan lewis. ♪ this is the moment tonight is the night ♪ ♪ we'll fight until it's over ♪ ♪ we'll put our hands up like the ceiling can't hold us ♪ >> you can feel a beat. >> i can see why it does. what really concerns me is this is popular in the entire world and i've never heard it. >> i played it. >> there you have it. okay. the other is the most popular workout song in the u.s. and that is monster by eminem. i bet i haven't heard this either. ♪ that's not fair >> that's monster? >> that's eminem. >> featuring rihanna. >> oh, it was rihanna, okay.
>> where is the workout part? ♪ call me crazy >> i'll tell you what this is. this is a guy lifting weights song. >> okay. i've never seen frank do that with music like that. okay. they teamed up with brunell university in london to create this ultimate workout play list. >> if you want the best workouts, here it is. "roar" by katy perry. >> all that stuff, right. >> seems to be a musical theme. "get lucky" by daft punk. >> daft punk, i love them. >> would you like to know what my favorite workout song is? >> oh, my gosh. >> it is beyonce. you like beyonce. it is called "get me bodied." you can't -- ♪ ready? >> it is not by hoda.
>> wait. ♪ >> wait. >> how long do i have to wait? ♪ do the uh-oh do the uh-oh ♪ >> this part right here. ♪ pet your weave ladies pet your weave ladies ♪ ♪ pet your weave ladies >> i wish i had one. ♪ can you picture yourself on the machine? ♪ >> would you care to hear mine? >> i would love to. >> this is my soundtrack to work out to. [ birds tweeting ] >> when is it starting? >> that does make me --
>> that was a big -- i like nature. i don't want all that whoop, whoop. yeah, yeah. >> what, what. >> what, what, with the weave stuff. no, no thank you. anyway, there is a new product out. >> what is it? >> a lip plumper that apparently really, really, really works without any surgery, without injecti injections. you got to want full lips. you have to really want it. >> really want it bad. >> it is called full lips. one word, fulllips. full, like fulip. it is a suction device which instantly gets your imagination going. it makes the blood rush around your lips. >> so you put your mouth on it and -- >> here are the directions. >> tell it. >> position your enhancer over your mouth. >> over it?
>> that doesn't work for hoda. takes something a whole lot better than that for hoda. >> i'll read while you do it. >> why couldn't i read? >> i started. you put it over your mouth, hold in place and begin sucking short puffs of air out of the enhancer, like -- okay? until a solid suction is established. >> wait. >> how does it stay on? >> you should feel a gentle pulling. use your finger to break the suction after 15 to 30 seconds. what? keep repeating until desired fullness is reached or you have basically gone -- you're unconscious. so the effects last up to three hours. >> they tell you to be very careful because if you suck too hard, you get a halo shaped
hickey around your mouth. >> and then you have some explaining to do. >> the reason we got these is because the editor of "cosmopolitan" magazine said she tried it and liked it and it worked. so we thought we would try it. >> i'm trying, but, you know, by the way, a packet of three. why you need three, i don't know. but $49.99. why can't you get one for $20 on amazon.com. it is supposed to last for three hours. here is the thing, hoda. you meet online, right? you have a date with somebody. the guy shows up and your lips look like they're awesome. like angelina jolie and you go to a movie. what he doesn't see while the movie is dark is that you have deflated. and he goes to kiss you. and you have, like, the mealey mouth little lips that, you know, this is the problem. >> only works for three hours,
you're right. what's the point? >> then take it to the ladies room and do it again. try explaining that in the ladies room. if you want to try it, we don't judge. >> okay. all right. here is something that is very discouraging, i think. one out of 50 people will finish their christmas shopping this month. >> this month? ♪ beginning to look a lot like christmas ♪ ♪ everywhere you go >> come on , hodi, you know you love it. she really didn't drink until i started singing a lot on the show. so your first reaction would be who are all these people? but then i think they're smart people. they're smart people. the amount of money you can save -- >> by getting things now. >> getting it now and putting it away and secret sales.com found that 1 out of 50 will do that and a quarter of the shoppers will buy one item to stash away for christmas. >> i can't believe anyone in january is feeling like buying christmas presents. don't you have to be in the
mood? >> everybody is different. i think if money is a real issue, it is to many, many people, it makes a lot of sense. >> you still have your bills from the old christmas. who wants to start -- >> not if you bought your christmas presents from january before. you got to get into the groove, you got to get into a habit of that. >> all righty then. >> time to surprise our fan of the week. drum roll, please. spin the globe, even though we're not seen everywhere. you never know where we're go to end up. the winner is amber sams. >> i love her. >> from texas. she watches us on nbc kxas, with her best friend chelsea. oh, my god, hi, you guys. are you excited? >> we're so excited. >> you are both adorable as well. >> before we tell you where you're going to go, we'll tell you what you've won. >> did they know it is martin luther king day and they have
their christmas poinsettias. >> amber, a long time friend of our show. when she and her family moved last summer, she was thrilled to discover her new neighbor chelsea loved our show too. chelsea and amber bonded immediately. now they call themselves kathie lee and hoda soul mates. they watch us together almost every day while their sons have play dates. they share our love for wine, spanx, dean cain and hugh jackman. >> we have a lot in common. we love that you love those things too, ladies. we'll send you on a trip of a lifetime. >> you ready to find out where it is? >> yes. >> amber, are you going to take chelsea? >> of course. >> okay, good. all right, you are going to head here. >> romantic place and she wants to take her -- >> to new york city for four days and three nights of girl getaway at chic and newly renovated athena, manhattan, with the bustling midtown location you can explore -- explore some of the city's iconic landmark and hot spots.
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is there a name for that? >> there is. >> there are two types of people in this world. i'm going to say later i think there are three. those who get frazled by small setback and those who can let it slide and those who are frazzled but hide it. >> the film "a christmas story," ralphie's dad is the perfect example of a person who loses his cool when the furnace breaks down and he can be heard throughout the house trying to fix it. take a look. >> so how can you learn to chill out when things go wrong? >> here to help us take control is the executive editor of "real simple" sarah humphreys and psychologist dale atkins. sometimes it is the little things, isn't it? >> hoda gets road rage.
>> i get -- when i'm in traffic, even when i'm in a cab, and my lane is not moving and this lane is moving a little, there's another lane because get over -- >> and they take umbrage. >> so what do we do? >> some people are wired to be stressed and some people let it go. >> some people don't get stressed. we're in traffic, oh well. you're quietly sieeething or no silently seething. you can retrain your brain. take your emotion out of it and reason and be more rational. >> more optimists or more pessimists? which group is bigger, would you say? the people that lose -- >> the people who don't get stress ready more optimistic. they're looking at and are more hopeful. there has to be a way out of this. i know we'll make it. they go more easily into the reasoning mode that sarah was talking about. >> i was on a flight once and we were so late getting in. when we got to the detroit
airport, we were sitting on the tarmac for an hour. one guy was reading a book calmly. one guy was freaking and screaming and they were both going to get off the plane at the exact same time and one was going to be calmer and live longer. there has to be longer term effects of things like that. >> do you think there was a good reason he was anxious to get some place or -- >> could have been, but the guy had a brief case, clearly going on a trip and looking up. i just thought if i had a choice to be this one or this one, i'd be -- >> that's the point. we do have a choice. now that we know what happens with the brain, we know we have a choice and we can, as you said, retrain ourselves, but we have to practice. it takes practice. it takes commitment. the first and most important question is do i really want to change? because you have to give up all of that stuff. >> all the drama, right. >> is that person that sat on the plane there with hoda the same little kid that said, mommy i want it now when he was little? >> always been that way, do you think? >> probably. it is about being hardwired. some people are more emotional and some people are a little more rational.
>> you're on line at the bank and someone starts complaining, can you believe it is taking that long and you're like, i didn't even notice. ridiculous. yeah. and i wouldn't have gotten -- but i did because of the person in front of me. >> your reaction does color those around you. if you can project calm, other people project -- everybody is in the line, everybody wants to get ahead, no one is trying to delay you in the line. you're in this together. as opposed to -- try to keep calm and keep a little bit of sense of humor and it keeps everybody and a more even keel. >> it does. you can relate to each other as people instead of people who are being hurt or not being considered. it is not being directed at you. it is not personal. but what you can do is personally change your reaction and attitude, which will, by the way, probably help you live longer. there are very interesting studies that talk about the physical responses to stress. and it is peeking stress. we can do something about it. >> all right, ladies. thank you.
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it's time for "guys tell all" where you learn everybody you need to know about the man in your life. >> first up is the single steve santigati, expert and lifestyle director for lucky brand. >> comedian and actor -- is he single? did it say single? >> it says single. >> i didn't know that. rick unger. i know he's married with a son, we love him, followed by another very funny guy who tells us he's funny all the time, chuck nice, married 14 years and has three kids and i'll tease him about his collar being up. >> and last -- >> hey! >> last but not least, the
divorced and single -- >> sad. >> host of bob and jessica live on playboy radio. >> bob guiney. every time you come on, it is a new show. either they're bad and don't last very long or you're like -- >> first question. boys, we'll go across the street. what do we have? >> i'm savannah, i was wondering if a guy sleeps with a girl on the first date, does that mean anything for a future relationship? >> that was a hell of a good first date. >> how was the sex? stellar sex? he might come back. >> take home news, if you feel empowered, we don't feel like we controlled you, manipulated you into it, we'll come up and keep calling you. >> first date, never the second date. >> here's the thing. if a guy sleeps with you on the first date, he does -- he probably likes you. now, it may not -- >> not necessarily, though. >> i'm going somewhere with
this. may not have been the best decision on your part because some guys can't handle that. they assume that you sleep with everyone. >> that's the thing. why is that if -- if a woman sleeps with a man on first date, she didn't do it by herself. if a guy sleeps with a woman on the first date, why do we blame the woman for sleeping with the guy. >> guys have this huge egoo. yes, it's true. they think they lured her on the first night. >> as long as you don't -- >> as long as you don't trick me into giving you some money afterwards, i am fine. >> i think that's called something else. >> here we go. nicky has aoi viewer e-mail. why can you remember the names of random athletes and stats from fantasy teams but can't remember to pick up your towel or dirty laundry off the floor?
>> we care. we care about that. we don't care about those -- we care -- what we care about, we will -- we'll do. >> but if it matters to us. >> that's the only reason why we do it. but you're asking why. if we don't care about it, the towel is going to stay right there. >> and i got to agree with you. i'm not mad at him for saying that. i'll be very honest. i pick up after myself because, listen, i still don't care. >> why do you do it? >> i care for her. i care for her. but it took her eight years to get me to pick up my stuff because i didn't care. i was, like, underwear on the floor, this time it is underwear on the floor. the next time i take a shower it a bath mat. either way i'm making use of it. >> please say something. go ahead. >> you're with a guy like that, you're probably with the wrong guy and need to train them early. >> like a dog. >> you should care. it is so stupid, like -- >> it really boils down -- it
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welcome back. a pretty day is shaping up. in fact, it's going to be the warmest of the week. if you want to hold on to those 70s at the beach, you get one more day to do so. temperatures will drop. you'll see that on the seven-day forecast. the east bay is at 71. we'll hit about 73 degrees right here in gorgeous san jose. offshore flow is the story. that means beautiful beach conditions will persist. guys out there, yep, just in trunks today. it's cold out there on the water. i've got to tell you that right now. 54 degrees on the water. outside, we talked about 70 degrees. 67 by tuesday. then those numbers drop off for wednesday, down to 63 degrees. still two degrees above normal for this time of the year. we'll see those numbers level off. we get a good-looking chance for
rain as we head through early next week. stop the clock on your future cast right at 1:00 p.m. on tuesday, and an organized front moves into the bay area. back to you. >> we'll see you at 11:00. we're back with more of "today" on this fun day monday with our guys tell all panel. i wish you could have been with us during the -- >> oh, my gosh. >> never married steve, the married rick younger and chuck nice and once married but now not todd guiney. a question from across the street. >> i'm grace. do men prefer women more passive or aggressive? >> yes. >> i like a little passiveness is nice, a little aggressiveness is nice, just pick a time. >> we like a nice balance of the two. >> we like to know that we are liked and appreciated and loved. >> also want to be boss once in
a while. >> she used the term passive or aggressive. it is more assertive. a strong woman that doesn't put up with our bull. >> tread lightly. >> we like someone that will stand up to us, but when it comes to sex, we want someone we can, you know, kind of like the initiative. we can be the -- >> i personally like to be attacked. i need to know that you wanted it. i don't want no -- >> when it is over, if i get asked was i mauled by a bear, then i know i've done good. >> i'm wondering how i approach the topic of marriage with my above of one and a half years. should i wait for him to bring it up. i don't want to talk about it too soon and freak him out. we make plans six months in the future so it seems like we're headed in that direction but i don't know how to approach it. >> i wonder how old she is. >> does it say that? >> too soon to bring it up.
one and a half years, through all my history, i've learned you shouldn't get married before you're 30. >> at a year and a half, i think there should be some type of discussion so you know how you feel about marriage. if you're in a relationship with a person, year and a half, you need to know, do you want to get married? not, like, are you going to marry me by -- >> never been married. >> let's role play, shall we? >> what are we doing here? >> we're breaking up. >> if you have to ask your guy -- if you have to wonder if he wants to marry you, you're with the wrong man. he should be so passionate about being with you for rest of your life, that he can't not ask you. >> how do you say that when you've never been -- >> i know who i am. marriage fails 51% of the time. i know the statistics. i don't get involved in an institution that is broken. that's the reality. >> oh, lord.
>> 49% of others that -- >> let me say i whole heartedly die metically am opposed to everything he just said. marriage say wonderful institution. it works for people who do this. if you are living your life in service to each other, and you continue to do that, you will stay married for a very long time. when you are selfish and childish -- >> hallelujah. >> hallelujah. >> now -- >> i think we can all go home and tip our waitress. >> we have time for another one. >> i want to thank chuck for bringing some life back into the room. it got so quiet. you can see the tv, underneath the camera. >> time for one more? >> why not? >> okay. >> i'm kali. my question is do you -- do men like their women more soft and curvy or athletic?
>> soft and curvy, baby. i like a soft and curvy girl that will go jogging. >> i like a girl -- >> here's how i like my women. i like my women, like a blues song i heard once. a woman is like a highway, soft shoulders and dangerous curves. yes. >> all right. >> what happens to your loved one when their body starts to change. >> soft and curvier? i'm a grown man. i accept the fact that a woman -- but as her curves get bigger and softer, my love for her has grown because we have been together longer. >> all right. we got to run. thanks, guys. >> i really love some of these guys. if you have a question for our guys -- >> go to klgandhoda.com, hit the connect button. great winter getaways whether you crave hot or cold.
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all right, maybe you've done a lot of this lately -- bless you. perhaps you're burning up with a fever, experience something nausea, what you can eat can really make a difference. >> here with feel better foods is nbc news health and diet editor made lynn fernstrom and to back her up in all of these things is david pryor, a
corporate medical director for nbc universal. brought in the big guns today. >> yes, indeed. >> when you feel terrible, often you don't feel like eating. that's how i get sometimes. >> that's hard. you have to listen to your body. the most important thing is fluid, especially when you have a fever. water is go-to but a lot of people don't like that. dunk fruit in it, have some juices, go for a sports drink, it has salt, because of the salt and water balance. fever, your body is fighting this off. hot or cold is your own preference. might go with a popsicle, be cooled off. maybe go with hot soups. have some tea, chicken soup. chicken soup does have some immune fighting properties. but it is really important. >> they say feed a cold, starve a fever. >> i always get confused. >> we don't go with that anymore. the key is staying hydrated this time of year. the fever is a natural response of the body to infection. we try to stay hydrated, it makes a difference. >> can you have too much of the
gate ride type drinks. one time i didn't feel good and i started drinking a lot of that -- >> listen to your body. you can have plain water and fruit juice. it is a salt and water balance. >> okay. >> all right. let's say your tummy is not so great. >> a lot of people have stomach problems from post nasal drip or a stomach bug. one thing to do is cut all the spices, cut the fiber and eat something that tastes good. ginger ale, you can put it in something cold, hot tea, you can also then -- look for bland foods. plain crackers, plain pretzels, plain toast, easy on your stomach. only as far as you like them. a stomach virus can be an indication of something. call the doctor. >> the key here, like you said, if you aren't able to take anything down, not able to hydrate over 48 hours, that would be key. but you got to remember, the virus really is -- your stomach lining is irritated and
enflamed. your body is saying let's give it a little rest. the ginger makes a difference. >> this looks like diarrhea food. >> yes, the brac diet. banana, rice, white rice, applesauce and toast. and this is something -- >> bland toast. >> bland toast. no seeds, no butter, nothing. this is good. in combination or separately, because it helps to settle your stomach. you can also -- good to have some protein but easily digestible. like a scrambled egg. and this whole thing about, well, don't have yogurt when you're not feeling well, it is great. some of the probiotics. you're making a face and going -- >> but if your body craves something, you should do it, right? >> does your body know, really? >> this is not the time to -- don't try to challenge your gastrointestinal system now. avoid spicy foods, greasy foods, this diet, bananas, rice, that's
what you need at this time to let your body respond. >> too late to get a flu shot? >> not too late to get a flu shot. january and february are the peak months. but the flu goes as far as april or may. >> on that last table, why do we need ensure? >> recovery is important. you need protein and an balanced diet. but you're not done. >> thank you. lovely to see you. thanks so much. whether you want to hit the beach or the slopes, winter getaways for you and your family coming up. and why should you load up on petroleum? we'll tell you. petroleum jelly this winter. would look like john stamos wow! wow! and in a perfect world, what's delicious would be healthy too. wish granted. dannon oikos greek nonfat yogurt sounds too good to be true... it's thick, creamy but 0% fat and twice the protein this is really is too good to be true! dannon oikos greek nonfat yogurt. and now a new greek lowfat yogurt made just for kids.
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>> a lot of shoveling. here is my first tip. after a big snowstorm, the first thing you do before you shovel? >> you get prepared yourself to go out there and -- >> that's right. what you want to do is hold the shovel, and spray that with spray oil. >> like cooking oil? >> like cooking oil, like pam. you cut the time to shovel dramatically. think about how it works with an egg. the egg comes off the pan, it won't stick. so that's a great tip. over here, another tip. your lightbulbs get stuck sometimes, if you have them outside, they get rusted. before you put them in or you just want to do a little -- anything like this. you put it in there, it won't rust and when you go to take it out, when it is bad, it comes out easy, will not break. if it breaks, of a potato in
there -- >> the heat doesn't harm it at all? >> just a little bit. no problem at all. talk about windshield wiper blades. sometimes the windshield wiper, no matter how much fluid you use, they're streaky. use rubbing alcohol. my first alcohol tip on the show is about rubbing alcohol. >> we like all of it. >> if you rub this, like this -- >> on the blade, okay. >> what is going to happen is this is going to dry instantly. it is going to be streak free. >> oh. >> you know how it is always streaky, even when you put in the fluid. it won't be anymore. >> no reason not to believe him. >> trust me on this. and eraser, keep this in your -- this what you clapped when you were a kid in school. >> i know, but that was 85 years ago. are they still made? >> they are. if the window is steamed up in your car, i don't mean a teenage steam up with your -- when it is
cold out and the defroster isn't moving, or when it is steamy out, you know, a little bit, you know how the defroster doesn't always work, this is all you need. >> if you can find one. >> you can find one anywhere. you can. >> i believe you. >> simple tips. >> sometimes i tried with a paper towel because you can't see and it messes it all up. >> get an eraser. >> use an eraser. another great tip, i see on the internet all the time vinegar and water to keep frost away. i found out the internet is not always accurate. you don't want to use vinegar. vinegar freezes at 28 degrees. three parts rubbing alcohol, one part water, put this on your windshield, the night before it is going to freeze, and nothing will freeze. this will freeze at 80 degrees below zero. think about how much time you spend -- >> scraping. >> we actually learned
something, thank you. we learned good stuff from you today. thank you. >> thank you. >> thanks, honey. are you feeling cooped up in your home? you need some petroleum jelly -- no, it is time to escape. >> great winter getaways for you and your family. but first this is "today" on nbc. oh wow. you look incredible!
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the kids will be out of school for a winter break and ready for a fun family getaway. >> safaris to ski slopes to saunas. >> something for everyone, isn't there? >> pack your bags, here with some great deals is orbitz.com senior editor janine. >> love the specs. very cute. >> sedona, arizona, is a spot you like. >> it is 90 minutes outside of phoenix. so much to do here for the family. i think these desert destinat n
destinations get overlooked for other places. out of africa covers 104 acres, a great place to take the kids. and in addition to that, sedona has over 200 miles of trails for mountain biking, hiking, jeep tours. the hotel i love here is the hilton sedona resort and spa. from $159 on orbitz in february, something for everyone, golf course, three pools, kids pool, a great spa, a great property. >> another great spot for kids is atlantis in the bahamas. i was just in the bahamas athat hotel. it is beautiful. >> it is a great value in the caribbean. atlantis is the fun side. there are other cool things going on there. the pirates of nassau interactive museum, and fun things like that to do with the kids. atlantis, the rate here for february, you can get a hotel room from $306 a night. that sounds like a splurge, however, there is a really cool promotion where you get a $100
resort credit per room, per stay. you can use that on anything there. they have this aqua adventure water park i'm sure you've been to. 26 acres. that's included in your stay. people that aren't staying there pay upwards of $100 a day for a pass to go there. >> so kid friendly. >> if you want to go to like you did, you went to the cove. >> for grown-ups. >> there is something for everyone. >> there is a place in colorado called what? >> crested butte. >> it is great. >> wild, wild west town. >> in the gunnison natural forest. the downtown is just amazing. and so is the mountain. it is cool because it is one of the largest resorts on the continent with one base area. if your kids are old enough to ski on your own, everyone funnels down to the one base. it is family friendly. they have an adventure park with tubing and ice skating, climbing wall, zip line. the property i like is the lodge at mountaineer square.
from $146 a night in february, a member of the preferred hotel group and all suites property, great for families. >> park city, utah, another great spot. >> a lot of people love park city. one of those quintessential ski towns, great. there is three ski resorts here that have great ski schools and family skiing areas. but that is unique about park city is that you have access to the utah olympic park, which was home to the 2002 winter olympics and now a training center. but there are cool experiences. you can take bobsled rides down an olympic track. you have someone with you, but it goes pretty fast. you can take a chair lift ride to the top of the highest altitude ski jump and get to take a chair lift back down. don't worry. >> don't have to jump. >> the property is a sun dial lodge at the canyons resort from $199 a night. right at the gondola, everything you're looking for. >> thank you. up tomorrow, one of the stars from dexter. you have to guess who. >> we're not sure yet. also, eric stromuhr is here with the best ways to stay warm from
your wood stove and fireplace and safe electric heaters. you'll want to be here for that. >> and what are all the different shapes of wine glasses. >> we'll tell you. >> and the hottest new instruments. i guess they mean, like violins and stuff. but you never know. >> so many reasons to watch our show. >> i can't find one. hopefully you will tune in anyway. >> bye! worst morning ever.
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right now at 11:00, more than 30,000 troops surround sochi as reported terrorists set their sights on the olympics. the state department responds to pleas from the american held captive in north korea. what department officials say they're going to do to get kenneth bae back. and a hero's homecoming. the 49ers are in santa clara this morning talking about last night's painful loss. >> nbc bay area news starts now. and a good monday morning to you. thank you for joining us at 11:00 a.m. >> we begin with the return of the 49ers. they're back in santa clara to